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City of Charlottesville Coach II - Aquatics in Charlottesville, Virginia

Coach II - Aquatics

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Coach II - Aquatics


$15.09 - $22.10 Hourly


Charlottesville, VA

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Parks and Recreation

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General Summary

Help support Parks and Recreation in their mission to enhance the quality of life for all through the stewardship of public land and parks and to provide quality recreational experiences. The City of Charlottesville is seeking qualified candidates for Coach II - Aquatics who are highly motivated and who strive for success by demonstrating Charlottesville's Core Values of Leadership, Trust, Creativity, Respect, and Excellence.

The starting amount will be between $15.09 and $22.10 an hour. This is a seasonal/temporary position with no benefits.

Performs routine support and paraprofessional work involving a variety of duties related to the oversight and administration of the Aquatics Programs, specifically City Swordfish Swim Team and Preparatory programs. Does related work as required. Routine support includes but is not limited to instruction of swim form and technique in and out of the water for competitive swimmers of various levels and age groups.

Primarily and most frequently the work done here is under direct supervision, within one functional area, and of a routine nature.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assists with the planning and implementation of programs, classes, events, and activities which may include the following duties:

  • Distribute, collect, inspect, and account for equipment,

  • Demonstrate proper use of equipment, observe and correct technique,

  • Set up and break down rooms/areas or activities.

  • Supervises Coach I and volunteers;

  • Maintains order and discipline by enforcing rules, regulations, and safety precautions;

  • May perform cleaning and general maintenance tasks;

  • Assists in demonstrating instruction techniques, observes athletes to detect and correct mistakes in technique;

  • Assists with or provides oversight and direction of program, event, or center participants. May keep time and/or score for competitive events/activities;

  • Leads or supervises programs, classes, events, fitness areas, activities, or center when a direct supervisor is not present;

  • Performs clerical duties such as administrative tasks, complete enrollment forms, track attendance, and may use a variety of computer software programs;

  • Performs customer service duties such as greet guests and answers questions in person and over the phone, explains Parks and Recreation programs and activities and conduct center tours;

  • Flexible work schedule with early morning, evenings, weekend, and holiday work required;

  • Performs related tasks as required.

Education, Experience and Skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a 10th grade education is required.

  • Minimum of 2 seasons coaching/instructing a swim program and competitive swimmers.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Applicants must be at least 16 years of age by start date and hold a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification.

  • Safety Training for Swim Coaches with First Aid and CPR/AED certification within one month of hire.

  • May require OSHA and Blood Borne Pathogens.

    Position may require driving a City-owned vehicle and is subject to the vehicle use policy and procedures.

Skills: Thorough knowledge of swim competition rules and procedures; thorough knowledge of professional behavior in a recreation environment; ability to independently maintain order among participants; to instruct participants; to deal courteously with the public. May require ability to perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy and general knowledge of standard office procedures, practices and equipment. Ability to learn HY-TEK Team & Meet Manager software.

Physical Conditions & Work Contacts

Work environment includes both indoor and outdoor aquatics environments which may include extreme heat or cold. Work involves physical contact with others. May be required to work early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays. May be required to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance.

This is a safety sensitive position subject to drug and alcohol testing for pre-employment, reasonable suspicion, post-accident and random testing.

This job opportunity is advertised with a closing date of "Continuous." If interested in being considered, an application should be submitted as soon as possible. Applications will be evaluated on a continuous basis. Interviews will be conducted as soon as possible during the recruitment with candidates who are best qualified. Applications may no longer be considered once a candidate to fill the position is identified. This job announcement will close when the position(s) have been filled and may close at any time.

There are no benefits for this position, as it is a temporary, substitute, seasonal or intern position, or the work schedule is less than 20 hours per week.


Have you completed education through the 10th grade?

  • Yes

  • No


    Will you be at least 16 years old by start date of employment?

  • Yes

  • No


    Do you currently possess American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification? (Must be verifiable with reference to the 'Certificates and Licenses' section of your application)

  • Yes

  • No


    Do you have at least 2 seasons coaching/instructing a swim program and/or competitive swimmers?

  • Yes

  • No


    Please select any additional certifications you currently possess. (check ALL that apply)

  • American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer or equivalent

  • Safety Training for Swim Coaches with First Aid and CPR/AED or equivalent

  • Preventing Disease Transmission

  • Other Related Certifications

  • None of the above


    To be considered, qualifying education and experience, including City of Charlottesville employment, must be clearly documented in the education, work history, and additional information sections of the employment application. Resumes can be attached but are not a substitute for the required information on the application. I understand that an attached resume will not be accepted in place of a completed employment application and that my qualifications must be stated on the employment application itself.

  • Yes

  • No


    I certify that the information above is true and correct, and I certify that it can be verified with reference to the information in my basic application. I understand that my application may be rejected if the responses to supplemental questions do not match my basic application.

  • Yes

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City of Charlottesville


P. O. Box 911 605 East Main Street Charlottesville, Virginia, 22902


(434) 970-3490